Judge Allen Dale Eby

Judge Allen Dale Eby

Male 1893 - 1966  (73 years)

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  • Name Judge Allen Dale Eby 
    Title Judge 
    Born 10 Apr 1893  Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jun 1966  Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Maple Hill Cemetery Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8177746163  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2012 

    Father Isaac M Eby,   b. 22 Sep 1857, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1898, Patoka, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Arabella M Hussey,   b. 23 Jun 1862, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1942, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1881  Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F549016168  Group Sheet

    Family Ruth Ann Muehlmeier,   b. 10 May 1892, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Nov 1970, Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 01 Jan 1921 
    Notes 
    Married:
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2010 
    Family ID F246719069438  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Apr 1893 - Gibson County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jun 1966 - Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple Hill Cemetery Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Allen Dale Eby
    Allen Dale Eby
    From doyle_cm in Ancestry
    Allen Dale Eby
    Allen Dale Eby
    From doyle_cm in Ancestry

    Headstones
    Allen Dale Eby and Ruth Ann Muehlmeier
    Allen Dale Eby and Ruth Ann Muehlmeier
    From Randy Furhman at FAG
    Allen Dale Eby
    Allen Dale Eby
    From Randy Furhman at FAG

  • Notes 
    • 1900 Census Patoka, Gibson, Indiana as Allen D EBY
      1910 Census White River, Gibson, Indiana as Allen D EBY living with his mother in the home of William F PARRETT
      1920 Census Princeton, Gibson, Indiana as Dale ELY living with his mother
      1930 Census Princeton, Gibson, Indiana as Dale EBY

    • EBY, ALLEN DALE
      CAPT US ARMY
      WORLD WAR I
      DATE OF BIRTH: 04/10/1893
      DATE OF DEATH: 06/10/1966
      BURIED AT:
      MAPLE HILL CEM
      C/O COLVIN FUNL HOME 425 NORTH MAIN STREET PRINCETON, IN 47670
      (812) 385-5221
    • U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
      about Allen Dale Eby
      Name: Allen Dale Eby
      Birth Date: 10 Apr 1893
      Birth Place: Princeton
      Residence: Gibson, Indiana
      Race: White
      Roll: WW2_2240742
      Place of Employment: Court House, Princeton, Indiana

    • Indiana Vets www.wwvets.com

      Last Name EBY
      First Name Allen Dale
      Age 25
      Occupation
      County Gibson
      Family Son of Mrs. Belle Eby of Princeton, Indiana. Graduate of Wabash University
      Service Army
      Company Air Service, Observer
      Division
      Rank Lt.
      Merit
      Comments Injured in an airplane accident at Selfridge Field, Michigan. His plane fell 1,200 feet, the pilot was killed and Lt. Eby was seriously injured.
      Enlistment
      Discharge In service 1918
      Location Stateside
      Battles
      Burial
      Source 7,5
    • From http://www2.wabash.edu/blog/dear_old_wabash/2010/03/


      From the Wabash Record Bulletin of March of 1921 comes this lovely marriage announcement:

      The marriage of Miss Ruth Muehlmeier and Mr. Allen Dale Eby has been announced. The wedding occurred on New Year's Day at Plymouth, Wisconsin.

      During the war, while training as an aerial observer at Mt. Clemens, Michigan, Mr. Eby fell in an airplane from a height of 2,500 feet to the ground. The pilot was killed, and Mr. Eby, whose skull was fractured and body severely injured, was not expected to live. That he did rally was due, as much as anything, to the devoted care of Miss Muehlmeier, an army nurse.

      The acquaintance which began between Lieutenant Eby and Miss Muehlmeier when the former's life seemed to be hanging in the balance grew into a friendship that later became the romance that was made known by the announcement of their marriage. Mr. Eby is a practicing attorney at Princeton, Indiana.



      What a great story! Digging a little further brought this story from the Indianapolis Star of the mid-sixties, on that day (June 26, 1918) 47 years ago, Lt. Eby was flying on an artillery observer training mission at 2,200 feet when the plane went out of control over Selfridge Field, just north of Detroit, Michigan and crashed. The pilot was killed. Lt. Eby, although suffering a fractured skull and other injuries, survived but was hospitalized 16 weeks.

      The two pieces have a discrepancy on the height of the fall either 2,200 or 2,500 ? still either is a mighty long way to drop. In just a quick bit of research I found that there were many deaths among the early pilots. Lt. Eby was unbelievably lucky to survive such a drop though he clearly had excellent care to have survived such catastrophic injuries. He lived a long and healthy life as a husband, lawyer, prosecuting attorney and then judge.

      In 1919 Eby was licensed to practice law and in 1932 ran for the post of judge on the same ticket as FDR. He was elected six times to six year terms, often as the only Democrat on the ticket. In 1965 he received the Wabash Alumni Award of Merit. Mr. Eby died the following year, a widely respected judge who lived almost 50 years longer than he might have done.

      What a story!

      Best,

      Beth Swift

      Posted by Beth Swift at 09:24 AM


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